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What's On BBC Red Button 28th January - 5th February

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Tess Foster Tess Foster | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 28 January 2012

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BBC Introducing Masterclass

This is the second Masterclass for music makers, from the most famous recording studios in the world - Abbey Road and BBC Maida Vale studios.

The Masterclass focuses on inspiring bands and musicians about the music industry. BBC Introducing invited music producers, promoters, publishers, record label execs, managers, agents, musicians, remixers, DJs, and BBC talent together with two hundred bands and musicians.


Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sun 29th January 6:00am - Sat 4th February 4:00am

Sun 29th January, 6:00am-5:50pm
Sun 29th January 9:10pm - Tue 31st January 11:50am
Tue 31st January 10:10pm - Wed 1st February 7:20pm
Wed 1st February 10:10pm - Thu 2nd February 2:50pm
Thu 2nd February 6:10pm - Fri 3rd February 12:00pm
Fri 3rd February, 1:00pm-2:50pm
Fri 3rd February 9:10pm - Sat 4th February 6:50am
Sat 4th February, 10:10am-1:50pm

Asian Network Gold

The BBC Asian Network dives into the BBC Archive to present iconic Asian music from over four decades.

Presenter Sonia Deol, pulls together some iconic performances from the biggest Asian artists ever to have recorded at the BBC, through programming including the BBC's dedicated Asian television shows, 'Nai Zindagi, Naya Jeevan', 'Gharbar', 'Asian Magazine' and 'Network East'.

Viewers can enjoy footage from artists such as Bollywood singer, Kishore Kumar, Qawwal Maestro, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pakistani legend, Noor Jahan and British Asian pop diva, Nazia Hassan. Punjabi folk singer, Gurdas Maan, the nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar and Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan will also be showcased.

For full details visit the BBC Asian Network

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 28th January, 2:20am-6:00am

Sat 28th January, 2:00am-6:00am

CBBC Extra

CBBC Extra is the home of exclusives. Watch funny clips, out-takes, star interviews, pop music, backstage previews and episodes from Children's BBC.

CBBC Extra website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 28th January, 7:00am-9:00am
Mon 30th January, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tue 31st January, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Wed 1st February, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thu 2nd February, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 3rd February, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Thu 2nd February, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 3rd February, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 4th February, 7:00am-10:00am

News Multiscreen: Video Choice

Each weekday BBC News' On Demand team will be rounding-up the day's strongest news pictures to bring viewers a two-minute package of highlights. On weekends the tone becomes more conversational when Red Button viewers can watch a topical interview in 'Five Minutes with...' or a round-up of the week's weird and wonderful videos in OddBox.

  • Video Choice: Weekdays (available around the clock)
  • Five Minutes With... / OddBox: Weekends (around the clock)

BBC News website

Available on Sky and Virgin only

CBeebies Red Button

BBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to the big, bright and fun world of CBeebies interactive!

Now your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled us to offer the best games tailored to each system.

CBeebies Red Button is available now on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels.

Cbeebies website

Available on Freeview and Sky only

BBC Sport Multiscreen*

Catch up on all the latest Sport via the BBC Sport multiscreen. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five additional streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.

Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.

For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website.


  • Tennis - Live Australian Open: Women's Final and Men's Final
  • Hockey - Live Hockey: China v GB, Champions Trophy
  • Rugby Union - Scrum V: Ireland U20 v Wales U20 with audio options

*Note all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice



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